Research Associate-Senior Research Associate, Discovery Biology
Employment Type: Full-Time
Surrozen is a biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing novel regenerative medicines with a focus on unlocking the powerful self-renewal properties of the body through specific control of the Wnt signaling pathway.
Surrozen was founded by five leading-edge scientists: K. Christopher Garcia, Ph.D., Roel Nusse, Ph.D. and Calvin Kuo, M.D., Ph.D. from Stanford University; Claudia Janda, Ph.D. from the Princess Maxima Center for Pediatric Oncology; and Hans Clevers, M.D, Ph.D. from the Hubrecht Institute and Princess Maxima Center. Each has conducted extensive research on Wnt signaling, with findings that together shape Surrozen's technology.
We are currently recruiting a Research Associate-Senior Research Associate to join our Discovery Biology group. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented, enthusiastic, and motivated researcher to work in an exciting, collaborative environment with great colleagues who are dedicated to advancing Surrozen's mission.
* Maintain mammalian cell culture and apply gene expression studies and in vitro functional assays (e.g., RT-qPCR, reporter assays, FACS analysis).
* Develop and optimize protocols for primary cell isolation including the use of FACS/MACS to isolate cells and characterize them.
* Maintain and differentiate iPSC-derived cell cultures
* Investigate gene expression in tissue samples by RT-qPCR, RNA in situ hybridization, and immunohistochemistry.